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Updated By Dipanjana Sengupta on 10 Aug, 2022 09:18

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About MHT CET 2022

MHT CET exam 2022 is being conducted between August 5 to 11, 2022, for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics group and for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology group it will be conducted from August 12 to 20, 2022. Earlier, The authorities released the MHT CET admit card 2022 on the official website - mhtcet2022.mahacet.org

The correction window closed on June 30, 2022, on the official website. Candidates can use the correction option to make the necessary changes if they accidentally entered some wrong information on the MHT CET 2022 application form. The primary objective of the MHT CET exam date extension was to avoid clashes with JEE Main and NEET exam dates. The MHT CET 2022 application process was concluded on May 11, 2022. Candidates who wish to make any corrections in the already filled form could do the same from June 23 to June 30, 2022.


About MHT CET 2022

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test is a state-level exam that is conducted every year to determine admission into B.E, B.Tech and B.Pharm courses that are offered by universities and colleges across the state of Maharashtra, as well as many private institutions in surrounding areas. In case you were wondering how many candidates applied for this test last year, there's some good news - it appears that almost 7 lakh students (6,27,790 to be exact) signed up for this entrance test with 5,49,613 successfully recording their registration entries prior to the deadline.

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MHT CET 2022 Exam Highlights

The State CET cell has released the dates pertaining to the examination. Candidates can check some of the major highlights and exams of the MHT CET exam 2022 

Name of the ExamMaharashtra Common Entrance Test
Exam Date

PCM - August 5 to 11, 2022

PCB - August 12 to 20, 2022
Total No. of Takers4,00,000 (approximately)
Purpose of the ExamThe entrance exam is conducted for admission in B.Tech, B.Sc Agriculture B.Pharma courses.
Mode of the ExamOnline (Computer-Based Test)
Minimum EligibilityClass 12th in PCM or PCB stream
Total No. of Groups in MHT CET2 (PCM & PCB)
Marks for MHT CET PCM200
Marks for MHT CET PCB200
Good Score in MHT CET180+
Exam Difficulty LevelModerate
Admission ProcessCAP (Common Admission Process) is conducted after the announcement of MHT CET results.

MHT-CET 2022 Exam Dates

The MHT CET 2022 Application Process has been closed on May 11, 2022. MHT CET 2022 exam dates have been postponed. As per the latest announcement by the authorities, MHT CET exam 2022 will be held between August 5 to 10, 2022 for the PCM group and August 11 to 18 for the PCB group. Given below table highlights the MHT CET 2022 exam dates:

EventsDates
Release of MHT CET 2022 Online Application FormReleased
Last Date MHT CET 2022 Application Form (without additional late fee)April 15, 2022 (closed)
MHT CET 2022 registration process (with a late fee of INR 500/-)May 11, 2022
MHT CET 2022 Application Form EditingJune 23, 2022
Availability of MHT CET 2022 Admit CardJuly 26, 2022
MHT CET Exam Date 2022 for PCMAugust 5 to 11, 2022
MHT CET Exam Date for PCBAugust 12 to 20, 2022
Declaration of MHT CET 2022 ResultsTo be Notified
MHT CET Counselling DatesTo be Notified

Note: MHT CET 2022 registration concluded on May 11, 2022 (with a late fee)


MHT CET 2022 - Exam Timings

The MHT CET 2022 will be held in two shifts, morning and afternoon. Candidates can check the shift timings from the table below

Exam

MHT CET 2022 Shift 1 Timing

MHT CET 2022 Shift 2 Timing

Entry into the MHT CET exam centre

7:30 AM

12:30 PM

Last entry into the MHT CET exam hall

8:45 AM

1:45 PM

First Login

8:50 AM

1:50 PM

MHT CET 2022 start time

9 AM

2 PM

End of MHT CET 2022

12 AM

5 PM

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MHT CET Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates who are interested in applying for the Maharashtra CET exam can check out the MHT CET 2022 eligibility criteria.  In order to be eligible to apply, candidates must have passed/appeared at their qualifying exams i.e. Class 12 or its equivalent and should have Indian citizenship. The course-specific requirements are listed below for the candidates reference

CourseQualificationsMinimum Marks

BTech

Candidates must have passed or appeared 12 class or its equivalent examination with core subjects of Physics and Mathematics along with Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/Agriculture/Business Studies/ Technical Vocational subject or Passed Diploma in Technology

Candidates must have scored minimum 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)

BPharma

Candidates must have passed or appeared in Class 12 or its equivalent examination with Physics, chemistry and Biology as core subjects

Candidates must have scored minimum 45% marks(40% marks for SC/ST/OBC)

DPharma

Candidates must have passed or appeared in class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics and Chemistry along with Biology or Passed in a Diploma Course in Pharmacy from recognised institutes

Candidates must have obtained at least 50% marks(45% marks fo

MHT CET 2022 Application Form (closed)

The MHT CET 2022 Application form was available on the official website since February 10, 2022, and the last date to apply without any late fee was on April 15, 2022. The application form for MHT CET 2022 along with the late fee of Rs 500 has concluded on May 11, 2022, at 11:59 PM. Interested candidates are advised to fill in the MHT CET application form 2022 by the due date. The application fee of MHT CET differs for different categories. For the general category, the MHT CET application fee is Rs 800, SC/ST/OBC/EWS/SBC/PWD is Rs 600.

MHT CET Exam Pattern 2022

The MHT CET 2022 exam pattern was released by the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell in the information brochure. The exam pattern of MHT CET 2022 is most likely to remain unchanged from previous years. Candidates can check the MHT CET 2022 exam pattern to know the mode of examination, duration of the paper and number of questions in each PCM and PCB section, among other details. Candidates can check out these information from the table below

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Online Mode

Duration of MHT CET 2022

3 Hours

Question Paper Type

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Total number of Questions in PCM

150

Total number of Questions in PCB

200

Total Number of Paper

  • Paper 1 - Maths
  • Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry
  • Paper 3 - Biology

Medium of MHT CET 2022

English, Urdu, Marathi

MHT CET 2022 Marking Scheme 

Candidates must know the marking scheme of the examination as it will help them prepare for the type of questions asked and the number of questions allotted with marks required per question. Candidates can check out the marking Scheme as provided in the table below. Please note that newly introduced papers are not included in this marking scheme.

Paper

Subject

No. of MCQs based

Mark per question

Total Mark

Class 10

Class 12

Paper-1

Mathematics

10

40

2

100

Paper-2

Physics

10

40

1

100

Chemistry

10

40

Paper-3

Biology- Zoology & Botany

20

80

1

100

MHT CET Syllabus 2022

The syllabus of MHT CET 2022 is an extensive one covering topics of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. As per the information provided by the CET Cell, 20% of weightage will be on class 11 topics while 80% of weightage will be on class 12 topics. Candidates must make sure they keep these weightages in mind while they prepare for the exam as per their learning strengths.

MHT CET Syllabus 2022 for Physics

MHT CET Physics syllabus and some of its important topics are mentioned below:

Laws of motion

Motion in a plane

Gravitation

Thermal Properties of Matter

Sound

Optics

Electrostatics

Semiconductors

Also Read: MHT CET 2022 Physics Syllabus, Important topics and its weightage

MHT CET 2022 Syllabus - Chemistry

Some of the important topics from MHT CET Chemistry syllabus are given below in the table

Basic Concepts of Chemistry

Structure of Atom

Chemical Bonding

Redox Reaction

States of Matter

Absorption and Colloids

Hydrocarbons

Basic principles of Organic Chemistr

MHT CET 2022 Syllabus for Mathematics

 MHT CET Maths syllabus and few of the important topics from it are mentioned below in the table

Straight Line

Circle

Measures of Description

Probability

Complex Numbers

Permutations and Combinations

Functions

Limits

Continuity

Trigonometric II

MHT CET  Syllabus 2022 for Biology

MHT CET Biology syllabus and its important topics are mentioned below in the table

Biomolecules

Respiration and Energy Transfer

Human Nutrition

Excretion and Osmoregulation

Also Read: MHT CET 2022 Important topics in Biology

MHT-CET 2022 Application Correction

The MHT CET form correction window was made available online by the State Common Entrance Test Cell on June 23. Modifications may be made by applicants who have already submitted their MHT CET 2022 application form. For the MHT CET application rectification for 2022, candidates can refer to the processes below.

How to Correct the MHT CET 2022 Application Form

  • Go to cetcell.mahacet.org, the official MHT CET website, and select the MHT CET 2022 link.

  • Use the MHT CET application number and password to access the portal.

  • Then select "Edit My application" from the menu.

  • Choose the field (please notice that just a few of the fields can be updated) and make the necessary changes.

  • The candidate should submit it after successfully completing the revisions.

  • It should be noted that no requests will be granted once the MHT CET application form revision window expires in 2022.

Using the application correction facility, Maharashtra CET applicants will be able to make corrections to the following fields:

  1. Candidate's Full Name
  2. the birthdate
  3. specifics of the course
  4. Details of the qualifying exam
  5. college preference for admission

The MHT CET application form 2022 will only allow candidates one chance to make adjustments. This means that even if the last day for correction may not have passed, the correction facility is locked once the candidate makes a revision and submits the form. Additionally, there are some details that the candidate was powerless to alter.

MHT CET 2022 - Mock Test and Sample Papers

The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell will release the MHT CET 2022 mock test online on the official website - mhtcet2022.mahacet.org to help candidates become familiar with the Computer Based Test mode. MHT CET Mock Tests 2022 will also help in the preparation of the MHT CET exam. By solving the MHT CET Sample papers, candidates will be able to know their preparation level, the difficulty level of the exam, what type of questions are asked in previous years’ exams and much more. They will also be able to create an apt time management strategy for the examination. Practicing with MHT CET 2022 mock test is a sure way to reduce exam jitters and anxiety.

Advantages of MHT CET 2022 Mock Test

  • It will help the candidates to understand the syllabus and exam pattern.
  • Candidates can get a gist about the type of questions that will be asked in the paper and they can also analyze their performance level.
  • MHT CET mock test 2022 will also help to understand the difficulty level of the exam.
  • Candidates will be able to understand their strengths and weaknesses based on the marks scored in the mock test

MHT CET Preparation Strategy 2022

MHT CET is one of the biggest exams organized by the Maharashtra Directorate of Technical Education to get admission into undergraduate engineering courses. Candidates need to prepare for the exam quite well if they want to attempt it successfully on their first try. Before beginning any sort of preparation for the MHT CET 2022 exam, aspirants need to be aware of what the exam pattern and syllabus entail. Having knowledge of how the exam is organized will help give you an idea of how much time you should allot for answering each question and also protect you from being surprised about certain subject areas that may not appear at all on the test. In addition, knowing the MHT CET 2022 syllabus will allow you to know what subjects to spend your focus on during your study sessions so as to make sure you do not overlook any important details. 

To help with your MHT CET preparation, candidates can break down the syllabus into three sections: easy, moderate and difficult topics. This will help in kickstarting the preparation strategy for MHT CET 2022

MHT CET Best Books 2022

Below is a table showing all of the books that are recommended by alumnus. We think these Best books of MHT CET 2022 will help the candidate in their preparation

Book titleAuthor/Publication

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Physics M.K. Dikshit (Arihant Publication)

MHT CET Physics (Marvel) by AJ Bapat

Physics for MHT CET (MCQ) by A J Bapat (Marvel Publication)

Concepts of Physics Vol. 1 by H.C. Verma

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Chemistry (Arihant Publication)

Marvel Chemistry for MHT CET by Mayur Mehta, Chitra Joshi, Rekha Diwekar

Chemistry for MHT CET (MCQ) by Mayur Mehta and Chitra Joshi (Marvel Publication)

MHT CET Chemistry by Arihant Publishers

Complete Reference Manual MH-CET Mathematics

Sushil Verma (Arihant Publication)

Mathematics for MHT CET (MCQ

Hemant G. Ainapure (Marvel Publication)

MHT CET 2022 Admit Card

MHT CET admit card has been released on July 26, 2022. The MHT CET hall ticket consists of all important, pertinent details in order to prepare for the exam. This includes information on your institution's allotted testing center, specified entry time and date plus any other important instructions related to how you should go about scheduling your exam. Nevertheless, it is highly encouraged that you check out all your details and report any inconsistencies to the authorities. The MHT CET admit card 2022 is a compulsory document without which candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination center.

Steps to download MHT CET Admit Card 2022

  • Step 1: Go to the official website at cetcell.mahacet.org
  • Step 2: Enter your login details such as application number, and date of birth and click submit.
  • Step 3: MHT CET 2022 Hall ticket will appear on your screen.
  • Step 4: Download the MHT CET 2022 admit card for future use.

Documents Required with MHT CET Admit Card

Candidates must carry a valid photo Id proof along with MHT CET 2022 Admit Card to the exam center

  • Driving License
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Any Photo ID proof issued by the Gazetted Officer/ People’s Representative
  • Recent ID card issued by recognized college or university

MHT CET 2022 Exam Centres

The State Common Entrance Test Cell releases the list of MHT CET 2022 exam centres on the official website, cetcell.mahacet.org. The candidates can check the state and city wise exam centres. 

The list of the exam centres for MHT CET 2022 are as follows -

MHT CET 2022 Exam Centres
MumbaiJalna
Mumbai Sub-UrbanBeed
ThaneOsmanabad
PalgharNanded
RaigadParbhani
RatnagiriLatur
SindhudurgaHingoli
JalgaonBuldhana
DhuleAkola
NandurbarWashim
NashikAmravati
AhmednagarYavatmal
PuneWardha
SataraNagpur
SangliBhandara
KolhapurGondia
SolapurChandrapur
AurangabadGadchiroli

Note: Apart from Maharashtra, the MHT CET 2022 exam will be commenced some other states of India as well. Some of them are Bihar, Gujarat, Delhi-NCR, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya pradesh, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh etc. 

MHT CET Results 2022

MHT CET 2022 Results can be expected to be released shortly after the examination is concluded. Traditionally, the results are released in the form of a scorecard that can be downloaded using your account details which you created while signing up for the exam. The MHT CET results 2022 will be available in online mode on the official website.

Steps to Check MHT CET Result?

  1. Visit the official website of MHT CET
  2. Choose ‘MHT CET 2022 Result’ tab and click on it
  3. Candidates must enter their Application number and Password.
  4. MHT CET result 2022 will be displayed on the screen
  5. Candidates can download the scorecard and take a printout of the same for future reference

MHT CET Answer Key 2022

The authorities will release the MHT CET 2022 answer key a few weeks post the examination. Candidates may be able to download the MHT CET 2022 answer key from the official website at mhtcet2022.mahacet.org. The application number and date of birth will be used to log in and access the MHT CET 2022 answer key, which is made public to all students who appeared for the exam regardless of whether they passed or failed as a form of learning tool for future exams.

The provisional answer key of MHT CET 2022 will be released first and be open for objections. Candidates will be allowed to raise objections online against the provisional answer key of MHT CET 2022. The final MHT CET answer key 2022 will be published after resolving all the challenges against it.

MHT CET Cutoff 2022 - Expected

Cutoff marks for MHT CET 2022 will be published along with MHT CET Seat Allotment Result. The cutoff list indicates minimum scores in each required to pursue BTech programmes after graduation. The MHT CET Cutoff 2022 varies according to the various participating colleges of MHT CET 2022. Students who meet this criterion are eligible to appear for the admission procedure conducted by institutes at their own discretion.

Participating Institute

Branch

Expected Rank Cutoff 2022 (Range)

KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, (Mumbai)

Electronics Engineering

1124 – 1454

Fr. C Rodrigues Institute of Technology, Navi (Mumbai)

Information Technology

3576 – 5879

Maharashtra Institute of Technology, (Pune)

Polymer Engineering

1996 – 6980

Dwarkadas J Sanghvi College of Engineering, (Mumbai)

Bio-Medical Engineering

9000 – 1045

Sardar Patel Institute of Technology, (Mumbai)

Electronics Engineering

1793 – 2018

KJ Somaiya College of Engineering, (Mumbai)

Electronics Engineering

1195 – 1545

Institute of Chemical Technology, (Mumbai)

Dyestuff Technology

3420 – 5600

Pune Institute of Computer Technology, (Pune)

Electronics and Communication Engg.

4656 – 1794

Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, (Mumbai)

Bio-Medical Engineering

1234 – 3698

MHT CET 2022 Counselling Process

The Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell will conduct the MHT CET counselling 2022. Candidates whose names appear on the MHT CET merit list are eligible for participating in the MHT CET 2022 counseling after which seats will be allotted in both rounds based on rank. Candidates can use our MHT CET college predictor tool to predict which institute they would be eligible to take admission. 

The MHT CET 2022 seat allotment result will be released post counseling process. If a candidate is happy with the allotted college seat, they can complete their admission process once they have reported to their university of choice. Otherwise, candidates can take part in the second round of  counseling to get admission to their preferred colleges.

List of Courses for Admission through MHT CET 2022

The Maharashtra Common Entrance Test (MHT CET) 2022 is conducted by the Maharashtra State Common Entrance Test Cell. MHT CET exam is held for admission in the following courses -

  • BTech
  • BPharma
  • BSc Agriculture

Contact Details

Address: Directorate of Technical Education, 3, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao, Near Metro Cinema, Mumbai- 400 001 (M.S.)

Phone: 91-022-2264 1150, 2264 1151, 2262 0601, 2269 0602

Fax No: 91-022-2269 2102, 2269 0007

E-Mail: admissions.dte@gmail.com

Website: www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in

Important Dates

MHT-CET 2022 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 10 Feb to 11 May, 2022
Exam Date 05 Aug to 11 Aug, 2022
Exam Date 12 Aug to 20 Aug, 2022

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When is the MHT CET application form going to be released?

-Prerana VyavahareUpdated on June 02, 2021 01:36 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Since 10+2 board exams are canceled, the MHT CET application form will be released anytime soon. Meanwhile, you are advised to stay updated with College Dekho MHT CET page and the official website for the update.

Till the time, do not forget to check MHT CET Application Form Video to learn everything about the process.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

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I am currently not in Maharashtra but I have to submit my documents for MHT CET 2021 for which the last date is January 15, 2021. Right now it is not possible for me to visit Maharashtra. So, is it possible for my father to get my documents verified if I am not available?

-Rahul NehraUpdated on January 13, 2021 12:33 PM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Though we recommend you to visit Maharashtra in any way possible if you can, you can still talk to the concerned authorities of MHT CET 2021 who will try to answer your query and help you out.

You can contact the MHT CET admission authority through the following means of contact:

Address: Directorate of Technical Education, 3, Mahapalika Marg, Dhobi Talao, Near Metro Cinema, Mumbai- 400 001 (M.S.)

Phone: 91-022-2264 1150, 2264 1151, 2262 0601, 2269 0602

Fax No: 91-022-2269 2102, 2269 0007

E-Mail: admissions.dte@gmail.com

Website: www.dtemaharashtra.gov.in

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website …

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I have got a rank of 4728 in MHT CET 2020 and am interested in pursuing B.Tech in CSE / IT . Can you suggest me some of the best engineering colleges in Maharashtra ( preferably government).

-Arya ChougaleUpdated on January 10, 2021 02:58 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

First of all, congratulations on scoring such as excellent score in your MHT CET 2020 exam. Since you have a very good score, you can get admission to some of the top notch institutes for your B.Tech in Computer Science/ IT. 

To get the complete list of colleges, you can check MHT CET Participating Colleges.

You can also check MHT CET Cutoff to learn what score you need to get admission to various participating colleges for MHT CET.

Meanwhile, if you want to get the complete list of colleges, check B.Tech CSE Colleges in Maharashtra. …

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FAQs about MHT-CET

When will MHT CET 2022 be conducted?

MHT CET 2022 is expected to be conducted in May. The State CET Cell of Maharashtra has not yet announced the MHT CET 2022 schedule but it is expected to be conducted in May as per the previous years trends. 

Can students from other states get B.Tech admission under state quota through MHT CET?

Non-Maharashtra students are not eligible for state quota admission.

Can students from other states appear for MHT CET?

Students from other states can appear for MHT CET. However, exam centre will be allocated in Maharashtra state only.

Is MHT CET score valid for B.Arch admission in Maharashtra?

MHT CET score is not valid for B.Arch admission in Maharashtra, and the candidates must have a valid score in NATA.

Does Maharashtra B.Tech colleges accept JEE Main score for B.Tech admission?

For state quota admission, MHT CET score is mandatory and JEE Main score is not valid. Candidates can use JEE score for admission under management quota.

How to take admission in B.Tech with MHT CET score?

The candidates will have to take part in the CAP (Common Admission Process) after the announcement of MHT CET results.

Can I get admission in B.Tech without MHT CET score in Maharashtra?

Candidates can get admission under management quota of private colleges without a valid score in MHT CET.

Is MHT CET score valid for B.Pharma admission in Maharashtra?

MHT CET score is mandatory for B.Pharma admission under state quota.

Can I get admission in B.Sc Agriculture course through MHT CET?

MHT CET score is valid for admission in B.Sc Agriculture course in government and private colleges located in Maharashtra.

How are seats allotted in MHT CET?

The seats will be allotted on the basis of rank obtained in the MHT CET exam.

Who decides the syllabus for MHT CET?

The Maharashtra State Cell decides the syllabus for MHT CET.

What is the syllabus of MHT CET?

The syllabus for MHT CET will be 80% based on 12th syllabus and 20% on 11th syllabus.

What is the exam pattern for MHT CET?

MHT CET will be conducted for a total of 200 marks including a total of 150 questions. For PCM, each question will consist of 2 marks and for others, each question will have 1 mark. There will be no negative marking.

How many slots is MHT CET conducted?

MHT CET will be conducted in two slots: morning and afternoon.

How can I fill the application form for MHT CET?

The candidates can fill the MHT CET application form online through the official website.

What will be the mode for MHT CET exam?

MHT CET will be conducted in the online (computer-based) mode.

MHT CET is conducted for which course?

MHT CET is conducted for admission to Pharmacy and Engineering courses.

Who is the conducting body for MHT CET?

MHT CET is conducted by Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra.

What are the changes introduced in MHT CET?

State Common Entrance Test Cell of Maharashtra has introduced online or computer-based mode of exam for MHT CET. The exam will be conducted in slots (2 per day). 

What is the mode of MHT CET exam?

The mode of MHT CET exam is online, i.e., Computer-Based Test.

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